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Title Place Date Comment
Bringing Hadoop into Bioinformatics with Cloudgene and CloudMan BOSC 2015, Dublin (IRE) 15/07/08 Link
mtDNA-Server: Highly distributed analysis pipeline for mtDNA next generation sequencing 5th Workshop of Genetic Epidemiology, Bad Aibling (GER) 15/03/25 Link
Cloudgene & Michigan Imputation Server Talk at the Bioinformatics Methods in Genomics Workshop, Zagreb (CRO) 15/03/02 Link
Hadoop pipelines for NGS analysis Workshop: e-Infrastructures for Massively Parallel Sequencing, Uppsala (SWE) 15/01/20 Link
Cloudgene in a nutshell University of Michigan, Center of Statistical Genetics, Ann Arbor (USA) 14/10/25 Link